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Chernihiv (Ukraine)

LC control no.n 80162948
Geographic headingChernihiv (Ukraine)
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Geographic subdivision usageUkraine--Chernihiv
Variant(s)Tchernigov (Ukraine)
Chernyhiv (Ukraine)
Tchernyhiv (Ukraine)
Chernigov (Ukraine)
Tshernigov (Ukraine)
Chernigov
Found inUkraïna [MAP] 1992: (Chernihiv)
SSSR, admin.-territ. delenie, 1977: p. 341 (Chernigov; founded 7th cent., from 1024-1239 center of Chernigovskoe kni︠a︡zhestvo)
USSR, BGN gaz: v. 2 (Chernigov; popl.; 51°30ʹN, 31°18ʹE)
Ukr. rad. ent︠s︡ykl.: v. 12 (Chernihiv; center of Chernihivsʹka oblastʹ, an ancient Slavic settlement; by end of 9th cent. part of Kievan Rus; from 1024-1239 center of Chernihivsʹke kni︠a︡zivstvo; in 15th cent. became part of Grand Duchy of Lithuania; by 1503 incorporated into Russian lands; from 1623-1654 transferred to Poland; from 1654 became part of Ukraine)
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